Politics+Society

Nonfiction
Review: 'Badges Without Borders' by Stuart Schrader
Published Winter 2019
Lecturer Stuart Schrader's compelling history unpacks pressing challenges of militarized police and private security firms / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Rare Books
Collection illuminates lives of early modern nuns
Published Winter 2019
The Women of the Book Collection offers a rare look into what it was like to be a woman between 1460 and 1800 / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Game theory
Published Winter 2019
Carey Business School marketing Professor Andrew Ching finds a win-win solution to video game manufacturers' used game problem / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Study: Housing vouchers linked to reduced hospitalization for children
Published Dec 10, 2019
Using data from an experimental housing voucher program, researchers discover rental subsidies and moving to areas with less poverty is linked with fewer hospitalizations for children
'Tis the season in Stockholm
Published Dec 10, 2019
The spirit of Christmastime is fused with Nobel Week in Stockholm, with the Nobel Prize Museum in the city's heart the epicenter of much of the spectacle
Politics
Hopkins experts discuss impeachment probe
Published Nov 21, 2019
Anne Applebaum, Robert Lieberman, and former Sen. Barbara Mikulski discuss the historic nature of the inquiry and the fallout for American democracy
MSE Symposium
'Fighting for the right to have rights'
Published Nov 21, 2019
For eight years, Farida Nabourema has been the face of opposition to the Togolese government—a dangerous role, considering the president's critics are often arrested, kidnapped, or killed.
Gifted education
Jonathan Plucker named president of National Association for Gifted Children
Published Nov 18, 2019
An expert in education policy and talent development, he will set the organization's priorities and programs to support academically advanced students
Election 2020
'It's going to be a complete mess'
Published Nov 14, 2019
Journalists, scholars offer dire assessment of the preparedness of big tech platforms to handle the coming wave of fake news and electoral meddling
SNF Agora Institute
Experts explore the future of civics education
Published Nov 7, 2019
Educators, journalists, and nonprofit leaders discuss the vital role civics plays in a healthy democracy at D.C. forum